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December 4-6, 2023 | Dubai, UAE

COP28: Accenture at UN Climate Change Conference 2023

Bringing cooperation to life

COP28 marks the 1st UN Stocktake assessing global progress on Paris Agreement climate goals. Delegates will focus on critical mitigation and adaptation measures.

Business plays a crucial role, so Accenture hosted a series of sessions during COP28 that are now available on demand. Bringing cooperation between business and policymakers to life, topics include:

  • Industrial decarbonization through industrial clusters
  • Leveraging technology to advance net zero
  • Finance’s role in accelerating systems change
  • Government roles in adaptation and resilience
  • Pathways to a net zero energy system

Accenture research informing our sessions includes:

  • Powered for Change: how to create the right economic and policy environment for heavy industry to reach net zero



Emerging solutions represent a new opportunity to incubate and scale promising innovations. Learn about earth observation, geospatial and green technology in response to climate threats, as well as the partnerships critical to scaling and deployment.

Climate change represents a health crisis as well as an environmental one. Learn how industry leaders are developing solutions to support the transition to a low-carbon health system that improves the wellbeing of communities around the world.

Cities occupy 2% of the world's surface yet produce 70% of its greenhouse gas emissions. Smart cities, with ESG data at their core, promise the data-driven transformations that are critical to more sustainable lives and livelihoods.

Could the transition to a green future lead financial institutions to deeper connections with customers and deliver better outcomes for society? Discover the interplay between people and technology needed to capture the net zero opportunity!

Explore how capital providers can reimagine financing platforms that enable more sustainable models of consumption and how leading investors can reinvent how we solve challenges by creating relatability, value, and a desire to do things differently.

GenAI is one of the most disruptive technologies to emerge in a generation. Learn about GenAI’s relationship with sustainability, what’s needed to mitigate its environmental challenges and build innovative use cases.

As we accelerate toward net zero, organizations must develop ‘carbon intelligence’. Learn how this capability will enable them to drive value-creation by embedding carbon and broader ESG intelligence across their value chains.

Electric power networks will form the backbone of the future energy system. Explore pathways to a net zero energy system that enables massive clean power generation, supported by digitized network infrastructure to manage more disaggregated power.

Heavy industry’s Scope 1 and 2 emissions become their customers’ Scope 3. Decarbonization of heavy industry requires collective action across the value chain. This can break the economic stalemate and get net zero back on track in just three years.

Select speakers

Kristen Panerali

Head of Clean Power and Electrification, WEF

HE Mubaraka Ibrahim

Acting CIO, Emirates Health Services

Richard Mattison

Chief Sustainability Officer, S&P Global

Katherine Neebe

Chief Sustainability & Philanthropy Officer; SVP National Engagement & Strategy, Duke Energy

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